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parallelism/chiasmus/antithesis
climax/asyndeton/polysyndeton/expletive
procatalepsis/hypophora
Simile/Analogy/Metaphor/Catachresis/Metonymy/Synecdoche/Personification/Allusion/Apostrophe
zeugma/syllepsis/anastrophe/apositive/parenthesis/anaphora/epistrophe
anadiplosis/antimetabole
alliteration/onomatopoeia/assonance/consonance
oxymoron/pun/anthimeria
rhetorical questions/aporia/apophasis
the use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose that correspond in grammatical structure, sound, meter, meaning, etc.
parallelism in which the balanced elements are presented in reverse order rather than in the same order
contrasts two ideas by placing them next to each other, almost always in parallel structure
most intense part of a resolution
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses in a list
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause
a word or phrase serving to fill out a sentence or line of verse
anticipates an objection that might be raised by a reader and responds to it
asking one or more questions and then proceeding to answer them
comparing two things using like or as
comparison for clarity
comparing two items
the use of a word that is not correct
metaphor in which something closely associated with another thing is named instead of the other thing
a part of a subject is substituted for the whole
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giving human like qualities to an inanimate object
an indirect reference to something
speaking to someone who is dead or not there
linking together two or more words, phrases, or clauses by another word that is stated in one place and only implied in the rest of the sentence
terms are linked (by a verb) in different senses or meanings of the linking word
involves the reversal or transportation of words
a construction in which a noun or noun phrase is placed with another as an explanatory equivalent
a word, clause, or sentence as an afterthought or explanation
repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of a sentence, clause, or sentences
the repetition of words or phrases at the end of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences
repetition of the last word or words of a sentence or clause at or very near the beginning of the next
reverses the order of repeated words or phrases to call attention to the final formulation
the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
a word from a sound
the repetition of a sound of a vowel
the repetition of a sound of consonants
contradictory terms appear in conjunction
uses one part of speech as if it were another
a question asked to make a point or for dramatic effect
expresses doubt about a fact, idea, or conclusion
brings up a subject by pretending not to bring it up
form of understatement, denies the opposite of the idea in mind
presentation of several ideas of equal importance by putting them each into the same kind of grammatical structure

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